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Pet shop licence - Purbeck

Annual licences are issued by the Public Health & Housing Services Section of the council, following inspection of the premises and payment of the appropriate licence fee.

Eligibility criteria

View a summary of the eligibility criteria for a pet shop licence.

Apply for a licence

You can apply for a new pet shop licence, renew or change an existing licence on

Tacit consent

Tacit consent doesn't apply to this licence. It is in the public interest that the authority must process your application before it can be granted. If you have not heard from the local authority within 28 days, please contact it. You can do this using the contact details below.

Refused applications

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance.

Any person who is refused a licence can appeal to the Magistrates court. A court may give directions on the issue of a licence.

Any licence holder who objects to a condition attached to a licence may appeal to the local Magistrates court. A court may give directions on the issue of a condition.

Licensed pet shops

The council holds a register which is available for public inspection and can be viewed by arrangement at the council offices.

View a list of  licensed pet shops in Purbeck.

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